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Eye

Meanings and phrases

eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the organ of sight; oculus; optic
  2. good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
  3. attention to what is seen
  4. an area that is approximately central within some larger region; center; centre; middle; heart
  5. a small hole or loop (as in a needle)

eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. look at; eyeball

Eye of Ra

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a lion-headed Egyptian goddess; typifies life-destroying power of the sun; Sekhet

Seeing Eye dog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (trademark) a guide dog trained to guide a blind person

bird 's eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Old World plant with axillary racemes of blue-and-white flowers; germander speedwell; Veronica chamaedrys

bird 's eye view

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a situation or topic as if viewed from an altitude or distance; panoramic view

black eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye; shiner; mouse
  2. a bad reputation
  3. an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating; reverse; reversal; setback; blow
E.g.
  • Joanne is crying and Kelly has a black eye.
  • The body of the animal is all pure white other than its black eye spots.
  • Farmer suffered a black eye during the game, which was notable for its physicality.

blink of an eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat); flash; heartbeat; instant; jiffy; split second; trice; twinkling; wink; New York minute

bull 's eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. in target shooting: a score made by hitting the center of the target
  2. the center of a target; bull
  3. something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal; bell ringer; mark; home run

cat 's eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various gems (as chrysoberyl or chalcedony) that reflect light when cut in a rounded shape

compound eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. in insects and some crustaceans: composed of many light-sensitive elements each forming a portion of an image

crossed eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. strabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nose; cross-eye; convergent strabismus; esotropia

dragon 's eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Asian fruit similar to litchi; longanberry

electric eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiations; photoelectric cell; photoconductive cell; photocell; magic eye

evil eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a look that is believed to have the power of inflicting harm
E.g.
  • The "evil eye" also could be foiled by the same means.
  • Moreover, A Syrian blows over his child to avert the evil eye.
  • People, especially children and young girls, wear Ta'wiz (Amulet) () to ward off evil eye.

eye bank

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a place for storing and preserving corneas that are obtained from human corpses immediately after death; used for corneal transplantation to patients with corneal defects

eye blink

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly; blink; blinking; wink; winking; nictitation; nictation

eye candy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. visual images that are pleasing to see but are intellectually undemanding

eye chart

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a chart that is read from a fixed distance; used as a test of vision

eye clinic

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a clinic where specialist care for a patient's eyes

eye condition

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the condition of the optical properties of the eye

eye contact

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a meeting of the eyes between two people that expresses meaningful nonverbal communication
  2. contact that occurs when two people look directly at each other
E.g.
  • The lack of a soulgaze on eye contact with her leads Harry to conclude she is not human.
  • She takes up eye contact with the male and runs away a short bit, then flashes her genitals.
  • For example, for many western cultures one very common flirting strategy includes eye contact.

eye cup

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small vessel with a rim curved to fit the orbit of the eye; use to apply medicated or cleansing solution to the eyeball; eyecup; eyebath

eye dialect

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the use of misspellings to identify a colloquial or uneducated speaker

eye disease

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any disease of the eye
E.g.
  • He was born with a progressive eye disease, but had normal sight as a child.
  • Giant papillary conjunctivitis accounts for 0.5–1.0% of eye disease in most countries.
  • Traction caused by VMA is the underlying pathology of an eye disease called symptomatic VMA.

eye doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye; ophthalmologist; oculist

eye dropper

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. pipet consisting of a small tube with a vacuum bulb at one end for drawing liquid in and releasing it a drop at a time; dropper

eye infection

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid; sty; stye; hordeolum

eye mask

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a mask covering the upper part of the face but with holes for the eyes; domino; half mask

eye movement

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the movement of the eyes
E.g.
  • PGO waves are an integral part of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep.
  • The song's title stands for "rapid eye movement", which is where memorable and vivid dreams occur.
  • If a shield patch is applied to one eye, the other eye should also be patched due to eye movement.

eye muscle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one of the small muscles of the eye that serve to rotate the eyeball; ocular muscle

eye opener

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an alcoholic drink intended to wake one up early in the morning
  2. something surprising and revealing

eye operation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any surgical procedure involving the eyes; eye surgery

eye rhyme

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an imperfect rhyme (e.g., `love' and `move')

eye socket

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball; orbit; cranial orbit; orbital cavity
E.g.
  • The eye socket was tall with a pointed lower end.
  • The postorbital bone does not contribute to the rear edge of the eye socket.
  • The pitch broke McLaughlin's left cheekbone and his eye socket in five different places.

eye surgery

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any surgical procedure involving the eyes; eye operation
E.g.
  • Jake also brings Boyle (Joe Lo Truglio), who just got eye surgery.
  • She underwent minor foot surgery in December 2013 and eye surgery in April 2016.
  • At the Crucible he was drawn against Marco Fu, who had not competed for 4 months due to eye surgery.

eye tooth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars; canine; canine tooth; eyetooth; dogtooth; cuspid

give the eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. look at with a critical eye; give the once over

give the glad eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. look seductively at someone

glass eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. prosthesis consisting of an artificial eye made of glass

hook and eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a kind of fastener used on clothing

in a pig 's eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. very unlikely

in the public eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. of great interest to the public

keep an eye on

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. follow with the eyes or the mind; watch; observe; follow; watch over

lens of the eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye; its role (along with the cornea) is to focuses light on the retina; lens; crystalline lens

magic eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiations; photoelectric cell; photoconductive cell; photocell; electric eye

mind 's eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the imaging of remembered or invented scenes

naked eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the eye unaided by any optical instrument that alters the power of vision or alters the apparent size or distance of objects
E.g.
  • It reached naked eye brightness in January 2005.
  • To the naked eye, Izar has a magnitude of 2.37.
  • Therefore, it can be seen with the naked eye.

nonrapid eye movement

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time; orthodox sleep; nonrapid eye movement sleep; NREM sleep; NREM

nonrapid eye movement sleep

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time; orthodox sleep; NREM sleep; nonrapid eye movement; NREM

pineal eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sensory structure capable of light reception located on the dorsal side of the diencephalon in various reptiles; third eye

private eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information; private detective; PI; private investigator; operative; shamus; sherlock
E.g.
  • The title is a twist on the more usual "private eye".
  • Mike Rose is a Las Vegas private eye.
  • In the 1930s, the private eye genre was adopted wholeheartedly by American writers.

public eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a focus of public attention; limelight; spotlight; glare
E.g.
  • Hogue was released from prison in 1997 and vanished from the public eye.
  • This caused him to be associated with cycling in media and the public eye.
  • He briefly returned to the public eye in 1997 but again absconded in 1999.
n.
  1. a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep; paradoxical sleep; rapid eye movement sleep; REM sleep; REM
n.
  1. a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep; paradoxical sleep; REM sleep; rapid eye movement; REM

red bird 's eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. biennial European catchfly having red or pink flowers; sometimes placed in genus Lychnis; red campion; Silene dioica; Lychnis dioica

screw eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a woodscrew having its shank bent into a ring

see eye to eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be in agreement

simple eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an eye having a single lens; stemma; ocellus

third eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sensory structure capable of light reception located on the dorsal side of the diencephalon in various reptiles; pineal eye
E.g.
  • A fiery burst of energy emerging from Devi's third eye takes the dark skeletal form of goddess Kali.
  • Dorothea finds D'Amour's gun and shoots Nix in his third eye after D'Amour points to the center of his forehead.
  • Snoop has said, in regards to his new musical direction, "I feel like I've always been Rastafari, I just didn't have my third eye open."

turn a blind eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. refuse to acknowledge

weather eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. vigilant attentiveness; watchfulness; vigilance

left eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • While in CIA custody, Zubaydah lost his left eye.
  • He lost his left eye as a child of about six.
  • During the fighting, Cáceres was severely wounded in the left eye.

right eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was also during this time that he lost sight in his right eye.
  • At a young age he became blind in his right eye after an infection.
  • He was the one who attacked Badou, causing him to lose his right eye.

human eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The human eye is adapted for viewing in air.
  • The human eye has a characteristic called Phi phenomenon.
  • The human eye has a pH of approximately 7.5, water has 7.0.

caught the eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He caught the eye of Albert Besnard .
  • Algernon's cousin, Gwendolen Fairfax, has caught the eye of Jack.
  • He played so well that he caught the eye of national team selectors.

keep an eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • George tells Sweetiepie to keep an eye on them.
  • Highfather tells J’onn to keep an eye on him.
  • Barry's aunt, Edna, decides to come with and keep an eye on Barry.

each eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A spiracle is a small hole found behind each eye.
  • A large parotoid gland lies behind each eye.
  • As their name suggests, many species have a white ring around each eye.

blind eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Law enforcement turns a blind eye to these activities.
  • there was no loophole just a "blind eye").
  • Baseball has been taken to task for turning a blind eye to its drug problems.

eye movements

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Fourth, visibility of an irregular composite of the two images cannot be explained by eye movements.
  • Conjugate eye movements are used to change the direction of gaze without changing the depth of gaze.
  • This may involve abnormalities in cardiac rhythm, temperature regulation, digestion, and eye movements.

eye injury

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This is a quite severe type of eye injury.
  • Due to his eye injury, Lerner could not serve in World War II.
  • Chemical accidents are a common cause of bilateral eye injury.

watchful eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The two are under the watchful eye of Barney Coopersmith.
  • It prospered for years under the watchful eye of Steve Pavlovich, who managed the club most summers.
  • Captain Gault leads into a plot to smuggle a cargo of rifles directly under the watchful eye of customs.

eye sockets

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The snout is constricted just in front of the eye sockets.
  • The eye sockets occupied much of the hind part of the skull.
  • Large eye sockets may indicate that "Feeserpeton" was nocturnal.

eye care

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Orchidia Pharma in an expected move shifted from a service provider to a local manufacturer for eye care.
  • Prakashjit eye care & opticals is the first eye care center in Garuda Municipality, Rautahat district, Nepal.

eye color

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She correctly identified his eye color, height, and other physical features.
  • This is also true of the normal variations in skin, hair and eye color encoded on the human MATP gene.
  • Dun does not affect skin or eye color, but dilutes red pigment to yellow and black pigment to slate gray.

around each eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • As their name suggests, many species have a white ring around each eye.
  • The fur on the face is also relatively pale, with distinct rings of near black fur around each eye.
  • They have large forward-facing eyes and ears, a hawk-like beak and a conspicuous circle of feathers around each eye called a facial disk.

behind the eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The black morph lacks the white areas and so is dark all over apart from a white spot behind the eye.
  • The praemaxilla actually does touch the lacrimal and extends to the rear until well behind the eye socket.
  • There is no external ear, but the large circular eardrum lies on the surface of the head just behind the eye.

through the eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The first stripe goes around the front head passing through the eye.
  • It has a blackish band through the eye and another band with the pectoral fin.
  • The male has a grey head with a black stripe through the eye and a white cheek patch.

eye drops

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Bupranolol eye drops (0.05%-0.5%) are used against glaucoma.
  • Steroid and antibiotic eye drops are used to treat eye infections.
  • It can be taken by mouth, as eye drops, as ear drops, or intravenously.

lost an eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Billy lost an eye and a leg.
  • He had lost an eye and was badly wounded in both legs during his years at the front.
  • Suetonius says that while on the island of Pandateria, she lost an eye when she was beaten by a centurion.

keeping an eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Parry went flat out, keeping an eye on his pursuers.
  • It might be that our star visitors are keeping an eye on Dugway too.
  • It is keeping an eye on countries such as Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Taiwan and Thailand.

eye for goal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Modest has been described as a quick attacking player who has an eye for goal.
  • He was one of the most accomplished midfield schemers of his generation, combining skill, commitment and an eye for goal.
  • He is strong in aerial duels, and stands out for his acceleration, tactical intelligence, positioning, work-rate, and eye for goal.

around the eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Both sexes have a scarlet patch of bare skin around the eye and red legs without a spur or hind toe.
  • The head was covered with larger spinules, with six still larger ones forming a curve around the eye.
  • The bony orbits around the eye never form a complete ring and the auditory bullae are smooth and rounded.

eye called

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They have large forward-facing eyes and ears, a hawk-like beak and a conspicuous circle of feathers around each eye called a facial disk.
  • They have large forward-facing eyes and ears, a hawk-like beak, and a conspicuous circle of feathers around each eye called a facial disk.

eye toward

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Every song they wrote was written with an eye toward giving it "deep hidden meaning" or D.H.M.
  • The show was one of two pilots that TNT ordered with an eye toward a new programming block it is prepping, TNT Mystery, along with "Deep Mad Dark".
  • In February 1967, with an eye toward producing films and finding a way to invest his clients' money, Klein attempted to acquire Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

eye level

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In addition, the drop in elevation changes the hitter's eye level.
  • The timber cell doors have metal grill observation openings at eye level.
  • The lead (left) fist is held vertically about six inches in front of the face at eye level.

keen eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A new teacher, Jennifer Blake (Haley Webb), has joined Beacon Hills High school with a keen eye for Derek.
  • Fashion critics also praised Norell for his keen eye for detail, accuracy in judging proper proportion, effective use of color, and insistence on high-quality workmanship.
  • Butler saw the film as an unsuccessful attempt at creating a romantic screwball comedy of the classic type, lacking the necessary keen eye on detail, organization, character, and wit.

eye view

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It provides a bird's eye view of Cairo to the restaurant patrons.
  • It provides a bird’s eye view of the monastery with all the surrounding buildings at the time of the painting.
  • When you are looking the square from a bird's eye view, the design of the square looks like a big violin that is lying on the earth.
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